Dream I had recently: I was an undercover angel in the guise of a human person. The signs of an undercover angel include hair falling out and general physical weakness (wheelchair, for example), for angels are not meant for human bodies. My angel brethren and I were in a metal room, 30 feet by 60… Continue reading Dream; Isaac Babel; Coming-of-age
“‘Wendy, Wendy, when you are sleeping in your silly bed you might be flying about with me saying funny things to the stars.’” … “Indeed, sometimes when he returned he did not remember them, at least not well. Wendy was sure of it. She saw recognition come into his eyes as he was about to… Continue reading Peter Pan cont.
“Children have the strangest adventures without being troubled by them. For instance, they may remember to mention, a week after the event happened, that when they were in the wood they met their dead father and had a game with him.”
“Human love is grossly flawed, and even when it isn’t, people routinely misunderstand it, reject it, use it or manipulate it. It is hard to protect a person you love from pain because people often choose pain; I am a person who often chooses pain. An animal will never choose pain; an animal can receive… Continue reading Love, human and animal
I just finished reading The Eyes of the Overworld. I am stunned. For three days I have experienced such adventures such as traveling through the Mountains of Magnatz, being hurtled back a million years on a mission to capture TOTALITY, and trudging through the Silver Desert, all along with Cugel the Clever, all the while… Continue reading Jack Vance… wow
Last night I dreamed that I was a man who attended his old friend’s wedding. I drank something that was tinged with cheetah, and the dogs at the wedding smelled me and panicked. Everyone thought I was a threat, so they began chasing me. The good thing was that being tinged with cheetah meant I… Continue reading A dream of running; A Gary Amdahl interview
http://www.nybooks.com/articles/archives/2000/nov/02/the-genius-of-robert-walser/ A solitary life. I feel for him.